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Forklift Operator Assistant

Athens, AL
March 22, 2018

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Athens, AL **613



Over ten years of direct experience in the production work environment with an emphasis on fabrication, optimizing work flows, controlling inventories and training new personnel. Advanced academic training in business management and aerospace manufacturing. Highly organized with an exceptional ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities. Superior communicator; effective at all organizational levels. Current SECRET Security Clearance.


Wolverine Tube/National Copper

Ardmore, TN

Fabrication Technician

2014 – Present

Successfully provided on-the job training to new employees on product manufacturing such as condenser tubes, water boilers/heaters, machine tools, machining processes/fabrication protocols. Carried out product testing including tensile strength to achieve and confirm 100% desired product specifications as per client requirement. Operated and maintained lathes, core drills, surface grinders and OD grinders which increased 5% efficiency in production. Completed 100% all related process/product documentation as per guidelines without error. Maintained a safe work environment and enforced all safety protocol along with cleanliness and orderliness of product, equipment, tools, supplies and inventory points.

Alabama Army National Guard

Huntsville, AL & Kuwait

2015 – Present

Trained and qualified Chemical Operations Specialist; operated and maintained smoke generating equipment and Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN) detection & decontamination equipment. Oversaw at least $10K in monthly spending utilizing the Army Direct Ordering Service (ADO); instructed Battalion personnel in chemical classes; served as the organization’s Mail Clerk. Accounted for equipment valued in excess of $100K.

Scott Home Repair

Ardmore, Tennessee

Assistant Construction Supervisor

2011 – 2014

Ensured all project work was completed on time while maintaining daily work flow at the construction sites; gathered materials for workers to handle at job sites; kept job sites clean and safe. Reviewed, responded and coordinated correspondence on behalf of the owner to various construction workers and vendors.

Rayco Industrial Inc.

Selma, AL

Assistant Welding Technician

10/2011 – 11/2011

Assisted head welder in welding, brazing and thermal/arc cutting tasks. Cleaned work pieces to remove impurities; eliminated and controlled fire hazards by cleaning and grinding the welding area; checked for fires in progress or for extreme fire hazard situations.

Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC)

Harvest, AL

Correctional Officer

2008 – 2011

Oversaw at least 268 inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures; supervised inmates in housekeeping and sanitation duties. Prepared periodic patrols of quarters and work areas; initiated counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals; maintained control, discipline and safety; maintained a record of equipment and supplies.

Siemens / Continental Automotive, Inc.

Huntsville, AL

Electronics Technician III

2005 – 2008

Loaded and handled circuit boards; ran programs on the MPM screen printer, FCM, GSM & TOPAZ to produce units; reworked bad units. Created and prepared documentation and packed units for shipping to clients such as Chrysler, GM, Ford, BMW and Hyundai; proficient in database such as SAP R/3. Laid out, tested, troubleshot, repaired and assembled electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems of automotive products including radio and body controller lines.

Clayton Homes Manufacturing Inc.

Ardmore, TN

Utility Operator

2002 – 2005

Achieved 100% of production and efficiency goals, resulting in promotion to Utility Operator. Spray painted frames; mounted and wired tires and axels on the frame; applied gutters; installed carpet; performed plumbing and carpentry jobs as required. Continuously streamlined processes to improve efficiency and ensure daily goals were met. Submitted work orders to Area Coordinator for all utilities, equipment and building facilities discrepancies; performed daily checks for completion of work and inventoried materials.


College Coursework:

Athens State University, Athens, AL

Bachelor of Business Management, Technology,, currently enrolled (starting in July when back in U.S.)

John C. Calhoun State Community College, Decatur, Alabama

Associate of Applied Science, Advanced Manufacturing – Aerospace Technology Structure / Assembly, 4.0 GPA Spring Semester; 3.4 GPA Overall, 2016

NASA Community College, Huntsville, Alabama

Aerospace Scholars Program, 2015

~ Highly competitive national program that gives community college STEM students an authentic NASA related learning experience

Military Occupational Specialty:

Awarded Military Occupational Specialty 74D (Chemical Operations Specialist), concurrent with these equivalent civilian job descriptions as defined by the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT):

Control Clerk, Data Processing (DOT 221.382-014)

Supervisor, Computer Operations (DOT 213.132-010)

Licensure & Certifications:

U.S. Army Operator’s Certificate for Various Types of Heavy Trucks; Fiber Optics Certification

Selected Professional Training:

IPC J-STD-001 Certified Basic and Advanced Soldering; 10-Hour Certification Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Certified Forklift Operator; CPR Certified with AED; Certified in Alabama Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC); Fiber Optics Installer Certification

Information Technology Certifications:

CompTIA IT Fundamentals

Computer Skills:

Global Combat Support System (GCSS); SAP R/3; MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)

Selected Awards:

National Guard Lead Generation Ribbon, Coins for Excellence, Honor Graduate of Class 18/2016


Specialist (E-4), Alabama Army National Guard

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